36th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 25-29, 2023

Hot off the Presses: New Books on Cinema from UVA Professors

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Three UVA professors with newly published books on international cinema share short presentations about their scholarship. Paul Dobryden, assistant professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, presents The Hygienic Apparatus: Weimar Cinema and Environmental Disorder; Chris Gratien, Assistant Professor of History presents The Unsettled Plain: An Environmental History of the Late Ottoman Frontier; and Samhita Sunya, Assistant Professor of Cinema in the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures, presents Sirens of Modernity: World Cinema Via Bombay.

This is a free, unticketed event. Please arrive fifteen to thirty minutes before the listed start time to find a seat.


Sunday, November 6


11:00 AM


Violet Crown 6 & 7

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